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An Alternative View

By Diana Diamond

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About this blog: So much is right — and wrong — about what is happening in Palo Alto. In this blog I want to discuss all that with you. I know many residents care about this town, and I want to explore our collective interests to help ...  (More)

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Why I am suspicious about PA’s budget cuts
May 25, 2020 2:23 pm
Comments: 47 | Views: 6,048

When I first saw a list of proposed cuts the city staff had recommended for the Palo Alto city budget (due to a COVID-19 $38 million loss of revenue), I became suspicious.... More
Everything’s relative in life, and yesterday will not be tomorrow
May 19, 2020 12:11 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 3,835

We all react to the coronavirus in different ways. Some people are locked behind their doors; others question the shutdown; some say they will never catch it so... More
When will this end?
May 12, 2020 1:11 pm
Comments: 57 | Views: 6,246

Who would have ever thought that a tiny little virus, a microorganism, would have the wherewithal to cause our entire world to come to a standstill? Hundreds of... More
What’s wrong with this picture? PA city manager earns more than the president!
May 5, 2020 12:11 pm
Comments: 48 | Views: 8,628

It’s just our money that the City of Palo Alto is spending, so why should we get concerned? But I am, because this week I saw what the city staff and particularly... More
Remembrance of things past: former Stanford president, Donald Kennedy
Apr 27, 2020 2:59 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,458

I once had the privilege of working for Donald Kennedy. It was shortly after he became president of Stanford in 1980, and I had just started working in the Office... More
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